Jay is a code wrangler, software consultant, and founder of Arana Software. He has been developing on the web since 1995, when the Blink tag lured him away from Visual Basic 3. With a career focus on user experience, Jay has a passion for practices that improve quality and user experience, such as performance optimization, unit testing, and proper grammar.
Jeff is a developer, an analyst, an attorney, and—first and foremost—a consultant. After several years in a private law practice, his lifelong draw to computers would not stay dormant, attracting him back into the software industry where he has always belonged. He maintains a passion for solving complex problems with inspired solutions, improving life and business through technology. As a dedicated member of the developer community, Jeff has served seven years on the executive board of the St. Louis Days of .NET regional developer conference and of his local .NET User Group.